Uruguay is a small country located in the southern hemisphere. The country is bordered on the north by Brazil, on the east by Argentina and Chile, on the south by Argentina and Brazil, and on the west by Brazil. Uruguay is home to a variety of beautiful natural resources including forests, lakes, rivers, and plains. The capital city of Uruguay is Montevideo. Uruguay is divided into 19 departments.nUruguay has a population of about 3 million people and a GDP of about $26 billion. The official language of Uruguay is Spanish, but many Uruguayan citizens also speak English. Uruguay's legal system is based on Roman law. Uruguayan citizens are subject to military service if they are over the age of 18. Uruguay is a member of the United Nations, the Organisation of American States (OAS), and the World Trade Organisation (WTO).